National recovery plan for the Christmas Island Pipistrelle Pipistrellus murrayi
Prepared by Martin Schulz and Linda F. Lumsden
Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2004
ISBN 0 642 55012 3
Special thanks to the following people who assisted with the preparation of this recovery plan: Terry Reardon provided advice on the process required to resolve the taxonomic uncertainty surrounding this species. Mick Jeffery provided useful contact details and valuable comments on current management issues on Christmas Island, including information on the impact of the Yellow Crazy Ant and the current status of the ant with respect to active management strategies being conducted by the Crazy Ant Steering Committee. Alistair Graham provided lively discussion on various issues included in this plan. Greg Richards and David James provided recent information of the species that was presented in Appendix 4. David Titley provided information on the Anabat II detector, Zcaim and future developments of the recommended ultrasonic detection system for monitoring the species on the island. Karen Jung supplied GIS data. Carol Harris helped track down obscure library references. Mike Bamford, Graeme Gillespie, Alistair Graham, Judy Hagan, Mick Jeffery, Dennis O'Dowd, Greg Richards, Chris Tidemann and Susan Wright provided useful comments on earlier drafts of the Recovery Plan. Special thanks to Susan Wright for her advice during the development of this plan and assistance in deciphering the EPBC Act.